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Tue May 22, 2012, 5:16 PM
i've got my first commissioned piece!
Tue Feb 7, 2012, 7:54 AM
I'm eagerly experimenting with new mediums and techniques. Very few to good effect ;) interesting nevertheless!
Mon Jan 30, 2012, 3:52 PM



Untitled Charcoal 220516 by MorganLaurence
Untitled Charcoal 220516
Got stuck on account of nerves with this last week but with a more free hand and more importantly mind decided to continue.

As always I'm happy and eager for your comments or critique.

I used WHAT'S BENEATH by UFPhotography as my muse
Sketchbook update by MorganLaurence
Sketchbook update
A piece from my sketchbook I wanted to bring to you.

Apologies for jaunty angel
Anvil by MorganLaurence
Hello, with Anvil I have found a familiar method to get back in touch with drawing.

You may notice it's on the reverse of a used Jiffy bag. This canvas helps my frame of mind. I lose fear of making a mistake or failure.
I intend to find the correct recipient for this piece of work and send it via regular post, with the image exposed because it aids me complete the process of someone else receiving my Art and also it lessens the preciousness I play in pieces. I can let go.


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Laurence Morgan
Artist | Hobbyist | Traditional Art
United Kingdom
My journey with art started as a child, going through to my teens with Pottery classes. It consisted less of wheel work but more so free play and within the small group it felt very much like I was adventuring. In 1996 aged twelve I acquired a traumatic brain injury which still impacts me greatly. The focus in recovery was very much learning to use every muscle in my body and communication - initially without speech. I had to learn to solely use my non dominant hand and arm.

Art was farthest from my mind in my mid twenties when I attended an art group. I needed interaction and to get out of the house. Owing I believe to the precision and concentration involved in merely holding a pencil and then marking paper my art quickly progressed and it became "stylised" by my difficulty presented from the quickly fatigued control of my hand and arm. For example creating obstacles to drawing solid lines.

I am untrained, and uncertain of what I intend when I start the process but I will find beauty, or gain intrigue with all my muses. An expression, a pose, an aura! I find beauty in life and people fascinate me. Everyone has a beauty and I love it if I can capture an emotion or wonderful thought.


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DenisDlugas Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you soooooo much for :+fav:ing my digital painting of Maggie Smith as  Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham  from Downton Abbey!!! :glomp:
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Lyzzy-Beth Featured By Owner May 5, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thanks for the fave. :aww:
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Thank you for the watch  
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leothefox Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2016   General Artist
SPAZ Thank you for faving, buddy! Spaztard 
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Tard Spaz Thank you so much for faving the collage I made with :iconechoplexsermon: Tards in love We both worked hard on it, so please fave his posting of it: See Back Cover - With LeotheFox by EchoplexSermon Req: Tard emote with boxers :D 
Mikedga Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2016
Larence,  thank you very much for the watch
MorganLaurence Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
...I hope it keeps the time :o)

(pleasure I really like your work)
Odistrait Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2016
Hi! THanks for the :+fav: and watch! I look through your gallery, and I have to say I was really impressed by the deliberateness of your work. Very nice!
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